Today's News

  • Heritage House needs only final touches

    After months of work, reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown is almost finished.

  • Don't let this one sting you

    “The Green Hornet”
    Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content
    Runtime: 119 minutes
    Release date: Jan. 14
    Rating: two out of five take slates


    What do you get when Seth Rogen stars, directs and writes a movie? You get a mediocre action flick with a lot of useless dialogue.

  • E'town man injured in LaRue meth explosion indicted

    Landmark News Service

    An Elizabethtown man who was seriously injured in a meth lab explosion in  October has been charged with manufacturing the drug.

    Joseph Gordon White, 37, was indicted last month by a LaRue County grand jury on one count of first-degree manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; possession of a controlled substance and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of marijuana and complicity.

  • St. Baldrick’s coming to E’town

    A hair-raising event this won’t be. But the St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event in March will provide some excitement and money for children’s cancer research.

    “You don’t think of it (cancer) until it hits you,’’ said local organizer Bob Wilkinson, an oncologist at Kosair Children’s Hospital. “Then you just have that look.’’

    The event is from 2 to 6 p.m. March 20 at the Knights of Columbus on Leitchfield Road in Elizabethtown.

  • McConnell rosy about Knox future

    As Washington officials ponder possible defense cuts, the U.S. Senate’s top-ranking Republican said Wednesday that Fort Knox is here to stay.
    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell toured the U.S. Army post to update himself on the progress in the wake of the latest Base Realignment and Closure initiative. His visit included a stop at the 833,000-square-foot Human Resource Center of Excellence — which he said is a visual symbol of the way the Army has revised and reinvigorated the post.
    “It’s a fabulous structure,” he said.

  • DRAG RACING: Rineyville's Warren wins second championship (01/13)

    Drag racing is in Andy Warren’s blood.

    He grew up watching his dad and older brother, John Sr. and John Jr., competing in races, and waiting for his time to get behind the wheel.

    When he was old enough to drive, Warren got his chance.

    Seventeen years later, Warren is starting to taste success. Warren, 32, wrapped up his second consecutive National Muscle Car Association class title at the Nostalgia Muscle Car World Finals in St. Louis in December.

  • Show support for the 3/1

    ISSUE: Combat brigade deploys
    OUR VIEW: Those at home have a duty, too

    Over the past five years, the ranks of personnel at Fort Knox has grown, at times almost imperceptibly slowly. Last year, however, brought the largest influx.

    The 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was part of that surge. Activated in October 2009, the brigade only last spring completed its move from Fort Hood, Texas.

  • HCS open Thursday

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools are scheduled to be in session at regular school times Thursday, barring any inclement weather overnight, said HCS spokesman John Wright.
    The 22 schools in the district were out of session Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as well as last Friday.

    LaRue County Schools will operate on a one-hour delayed schedule.

  • Photo: A frosty Fort Knox
  • Goodman takes on role paved by Allen

    Ronnie Goodman watched the footsteps of Danny Allen closely while Allen served as the county’s road supervisor, and Goodman said he does not plan to wander from Allen’s template now that he has assumed leadership.
    “It’s not broke, so why bother fixing anything?” he said.